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Our film THE REAL TRAYGEDY got accepted into the Cannes Short FIlm Corner! I also will also shoot "Yes You Cannes" the documentary!
Cisco Reyes
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NoHo, California
United States
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Cisco Reyes- Bio

Cisco Reyes was born in Westchester, New York to a Puerto Rican Father, and a mother from Trinidad and Tobago. He is the last of seven kids. The Cisco kid has always been a creative force to be reckoned with ever since a youth. After receiving his diploma from John Jay, Cisco went on to study Directing and Writing in Film and Television at H.B.C.U. Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Throughout his Film studies he started pursuing acting and after he recieved his degree he moved to Los Angeles and continued his acting studies at the world reknown Beverly Hills Playhouse. Since his time in Los Angeles, Cisco has starred in numerous television series such as ER, Leverage, CSI NY and Everybody Hates Chris to just name a few. Cisco has also managed to develop a successful acting career in film as well. He is well known for his role at "Jesus" in Summit Ent's Next Day Air. He played Alex in Don B Welch's 24 Hour Love and he stars opposite Tom Sizemore in the up and coming crime thriller Five Thirteen that was in the 2013 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Support and Keep an eye out for this diverse actor because he is on the rise!  IMDB PAGE


This Indie Gogo Campaign is so I can get to the 67th Cannes Film Festival In France this May to represent our film "The Real Traygedy"! This film has been accepted into the Cannes Short Film Corner!

This film "THE REAL TRAYGEDY" is based around the tragic story of Trayvon Martin. If you don't know who Trayvon was or about this tragic event in American history then you should because it's important to never forget what happen to this 17 year kid in Florida. Trayvon was walking home one night from the store after he just bought his favorite candy and was suddenly attacked by George Zimmerman, a blood thirsty, armed neighborhood watchman that saw someone in a hoodie and was looking for someone to harass like he was the law. Zimmerman shot and killed young Trayvon Martin. He went to trail and got acquitted of murdering this innocent teen.

Regardless of being in the Cannes Film Festival, this film "THE REAL TRAYGEDY" is an important production so that we won't forget about this young kid Trayvon whose life was taking way too soon by George Zimmerman, who didn't get punished for his crime! This film speaks volumes to the injustice that was dealt during the trail. This film also makes a statement that this young kid in the hoodie that Zimmerman shot to death could of been any of us. It could of been your father, your brother or son. It could of been you! Hopefully, telling this story thru this film to the world, justice will be found for Trayvon and his family! I would like to be there at the festival to help tell this story of injustice in hopes that it never happens again!


It's also important to me as an artist and filmmaker to get to the Cannes Film Festival because the Cannes is one of the biggest, most prestigious festivals in the WORLD! Filmmakers, Directors, Producers and Actors from all over the WORLD come to showcase their talent thru their work! Cannes, France during the second week of May becomes a melting pot of Filmmakers from all walks of life! I was fortunate enough to have a feature film in the 66th Cannes Film Festival called FIVE THIRTEEN!

My experience at the Cannes Film Festival last year was a life changing event and an experience that I will never forget! It inspired me more than words can explain. Which brings me to my second great reason to go back. I want to film a documentary called Yes You Cannes that will educate, inspire and encourage other actors and filmmakers to go to the Cannes Film Festival regardless of having a project in the festival.  I met filmmakers from all over the world that I look forward to working with in their countries in the future! I learned that work as an actor reaches way beyond Hollywood and that film making is not limited to United States. I want this documentary Yes You Cannes to be a resource tool for all types of film makers and actors of all walks of life! This documentary will show you what your in for and educate you on the best way to go about attacking the Cannes Film Festival! It will show you what exactly goes on out there and why it's so important to be there! It will inspire artist for years to come to make their way over seas to pursue their passion in the Art of Film! It will encourage you to take your craft and the world in your own hands and not to wait for a phone call from your agent or manager. If a Trini Rican from New York living in LA with no family can do it than so can you! But I can't do it without you!

What We Need & What You Get

So I mentioned that I went to Cannes last year for the movie FIVE THIRTEEN which was a multi-million dollar feature film that had Executive Producers paying for everything while I was in Cannes. It was directed by Kader Ayd who is from France so we had a lot perks and things taken care of because we were on his home turf. I still paid for my own plane ticket which was really expensive. I was fortunate enough to make there and back but unfortunately this year in Cannes will not be the same VIP treatment along with no additional sponsorship.

This year I will be representing a short film that we shot with no budget, which in a way is more the reason to get out there and blow this film up! I'm looking to raise an ambitious goal of $8,500 by May 12th. 

This funding will cover travel to Cannes, France as well as room & board for a full week.  Funding will also cover expenses surrounding the actual Cannes film festival, like getting into and filming various events during the film festival. Funds will also be used to rent professional film equipment and to pay a skilled DP and film crew to shoot the "Yes You Cannes" documentary for the full week while in Cannes. None of this is cheap, especially when traveling over seas! 


Myself of all people know you don't get something for nothing...lol so I've came up with some incredible perks for all the donators that help me reach my goal. I'm giving away everything from signed movie posters to VIP tickets to screens of my films to free gymnastic classes at Gold Medalist McKayla Maroney's Olympic Training Facility to a Professional Photo Shoot to a Jet Pack Adventure to a Speaking Cameo in one of my movies to Producer Credits and Executive Producer Credits that will show up on IMBD.com as well as in my "Yes You Cannes" documentary credits!  I started the donations as low as a $5 because every dollar helps to reach the goal! 

I Thank You in Advance for your Generosity! I Really do Appreciate your Love and Support!

If you can't donate financially then you can still help by spreading the word, and making some noise about this by posting on Facebook, Tweeting and emailing all your friends and family about my campaign!!! If there's fashion stylist out there that wants to help out by styling me for largest red carpet in the world than please reach out! If anyone has airline flight deals or miles theirs willing to donate that would be a great donation as well! There's all types of ways to help and support! Thank you again!

Make sure to use the indie gogo link so you direct them straight to my campaign page!

Remember....Team work makes the dream work!

God Willing....Hands to the Sky....I will make it there!!!! God bless and Keep Shining!!!

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  • $5USD
    Gimme a High Five!

    I'll post a huge shout out of gratitude on mine and your Facebook wall and also write a Thank you tweet on Twitter for all my followers to see! This is same as treating me to a $5 Chocolate Latte...lol. Make sure to friend me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $10USD

    I will post a picture or video from Cannes on Instagram thanking you for your love and support! I will also tag you in it and this photo/video will post to Twitter and Facebook as well!! Be sure to follow me on Instagram and I will follow back! @CiscoReyes

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    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $20USD
    "Yes You Cannes"

    When the "Yes You Cannes" documentary is finished you will be invited to a special screening premiere and after party!

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    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $25USD
    Postcard from Cannes!

    I will send you a postcard from the Cannes Film Festival letting you know how everything is going and expressing how grateful I am for your donation!!!

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    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $45USD
    Autographed Movie Poster

    I will send you a signed poster from one of my many movies I've done! I will also write on it how grateful I am for your love and support!

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    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $50USD
    Skype Date

    I will have a 20 minute Skype Session with you! I will fill you in on all the juicy details of my adventure and filming in Cannes, France that no one else will get to hear. I will also answer any questions you have about the film industry. I'll can give you tips and pointers to get into the business. Or we can just tell jokes the whole time and laugh! Make sure to give me your Skype name n friend me on FB!

    2 out of 15 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $75USD
    Entertainment Gift Bag

    You will receive a gift bag full of various things like DVDs of my movies and an autographed picture along with many other of my favorite things!

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    Estimated delivery: July 2014
  • $100USD
    Come Hiking With Me!

    I'll take you on a hike to one Southern California's most beautiful canyons. We can go to famous Runyon Canyon where all the celebrities and models workout or we can go to the secret jungle like Rainforest trail or many others! Depending on your hiking experience and level of athleticism we will pick a hike that fits you best! We can take pictures and post them all over the internet!

    3 out of 20 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $200USD
    The VIP Treatment!

    Receive VIP entry into a screening of one of my films at either Indie Film Nite inside Hollywood's Famous Manns Chinese Theater along with two drinks or if I have one in a film festival in town or even your town! This perk is good for one screening till the end of the year!

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    Estimated delivery: December 2014
  • $300USD
    Olympic Gold!

    Receive 4 FREE gymnastic classes at the world famous state of the art All Olympia Gymnastics Center!!! This gym is the training facility to Olympic Gold Medalist Mckayla Maroney! You can get this perk for yourself or for your kids! This perk can use before or by August 20, 2014! www.allolympiagym.com

    0 out of 15 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $500USD
    You Ought to Be In Pictures!

    Receive a Professional Photo Shoot shot by yours truly! Shoot some headshots and use them to jump start your acting career or if your a model get some shots to use in your new portfolio! I will even include a make up artist if you need one! This perk is good till the end of the year!

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    Estimated delivery: December 2014
  • $750USD
    Jet Pack Adventure!

    Come with on a Jet Pack Adventure! Are you a dare devil at heart? Have you ever wanted to Fly through the air, hovering high above the world below, even diving underwater? You can experience the world's first recreational jetpack with me! The water-propelled jetpack is safe, fun and easy to use! See the picture below and check out the videos on Youtube!

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    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $1,000USD
    And The Oscar Goes To..

    Receive a Speaking Cameo role in one of my next films! Do you have the acting bug? Ever wanted to be in the movies? Do you think you have what it takes? Well here's your chance! Use this role to add to or start your acting reel and put this credit on your resume! This perk can be for you or a gift for your kid or your girlfriend, etc! You have to provide your own travel to the film location.

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    Estimated delivery: December 2014
  • $1,500USD
    Producer Credit

    You will receive a Producers credit on my documentary that is shot in Cannes as well as on IMDB..COM!! You will also be apart of the film festival journey that the film gets accepted into! And finally, you will be invited to a Private VIP Producer Dinner Party catered island style by the famous #ChefScozy!

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    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $2,500USD
    Executive Producer Credit

    You will receive an Executive Producer Credit on my documentary that will be shot at the Cannes Film Festival! This credit will also appear on IMDB.COM! You will also be apart of the film festival circuit and get to be on stage during QnA sessions! You will get invited to the Private VIP Producers Dinner Party catered by the Famous #ChefScozy!

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    Estimated delivery: September 2014
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